Alexis Morgan Gardner, Attorney At Law

Alexis received her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law where she triple specialized in Critical Race Studies, International & Comparative Law and Public Interest Law & Policy. Alexis also has dual master’s degrees in Rhetoric for Social Change and Africana Studies. She has experience working for both the San Diego County Public Defender and the Federal Defenders of San Diego Inc. She also worked for a civil litigation firm in downtown Los Angeles for 3 years handling personal injury and probate​ matters.  Still She Rises: A Project of the Bronx Defenders originally brought Alexis to Tulsa to work with women involved in the criminal justice system as well as in family defense, representing women facing termination of their parental rights due to DHS involvement. Since then, she has launched her own successful practice, and has been appointed under court contracts to defend the indigent accused in both family deprived and criminal court. Alexis is an Oklahoma Bar Association 2017- 2018 Leadership Academy Candidate.  Alexis has a 100% jury trial success rate.

Alexis Morgan Gardner

Myriah S. Downs, Attorney At Law

Myriah S. Downs is a civil litigation attorney in Oklahoma. Her practice focuses on the areas of insurance, personal injury, civil rights, commercial/business litigation, environm​ental law, workers compensation, federal vaccine claims, auto accidents/car wrecks, and class actions. Myriah is licensed to practice law​ in the State of Oklahoma, the Northern District of Oklahoma, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

In additional to representing clients at all phases of litigation, Myriah has presented oral arguments before state and federal trial courts, drafted pleadings and motions, conducted all levels of discovery including interrogatories, requests for production, requests for admission, witness depositions, and expert witness selection. Myriah has drafted appeals to the Oklahoma Supreme Court and represented clients in the United States Court of Federal Claims Vaccine Court.

Myriah is an active member of the National Bar Association, the Northeastern Oklahoma Black Lawyers Association, Tulsa Bar Association Diversity Committee and Black Professionals of Tulsa. Myriah was named to the inaugural Lawyers of Color, Inc. Hot List honoring 100 legal professionals around the southwestern United States.